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El Viajero Cartagena Hostel

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The hostel itself was great, air conditioning, spacing, enough bathrooms/ showers. However, front desk did not look like they liked their job one bit. It was painful to ask them anything, even to check in or buy a drink. The girl working the tour desk was a lot more helpful and friendly. Its too bad the place itself is great,maybe...

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Lugoco2, Gerente at El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, responded to this review

Yes you are right !!!! ......we are trying to teach them ALL to smile once in a while. ;) Next time give me names please !!!

Reviewed 1 June 2016

This was my second visit to the El Viajero Hostel in Cartagena. The hostel is clean, and has a great courtyard/gathering place for meeting other travellers. The rooms are nothing special, but you don't come to a party hostel for the rooms. On my two visits I have stayed in a mixed dorm and a private. Both were fine, the...

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Lugoco2, Gerente at El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comment. We are glad to know that your experience at El Viajero was great. We hope to see you soon at one of our Hostels in Cartagena, San Andres, Cali or Salento.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

DO NOT COME HERE. I have got serious bed bugs and the guy who works here was so incredibly rude. He threatened me not to tell anyone they have bed bugs and told me I had to leave the hostel immediately for complaining. I was only given refund for one nights dorm. WORSE hostel I have EVER stayed at. Don't...

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Lugoco2, Gerente at El Viajero Cartagena Hostel, responded to this review

You stayed for more than 20 days in our hostel and CONVENIENTLY on your last day you say we have Bed Bugs and you will noy pay and start screaming in our hostel and disrupting all of our guests. You sound more like a Con-Artist than a Backpacker. Please dont ever come back.

Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Hostel was kept very clean in fairness, but rooms are old and dated, could definitely do with being done up ! Very dark and poor lighting. Air con gets turned off during the day too, which is very annoying as cartagena is roasting !! Socially wasn't great either, was expecting more. Drinks expensive at the bar and pretty weak. We...

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

this hostel is nice and clean, with a cool bar and good location. but its pretty pricey and the staff are seriously unfriendly and rude. you cant be outside the rooms after midnight or bring your own drinks in either. if youre goingt to work in a public service at least pretend to be friendly and approachable.

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 21 May 2016

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Conveniently located inside the famous Cartagena's old walled city and only a few blocks away from the well known Fernandez de La Madrid Square and from the main attractions of Cartagena de Indias. Surrounded of Museums, Squares, Artisan, Bars, Coffee Shops, Restaurants and it’s nightlife! We offer you the best service in the best location. We are the only hostel in Cartagena with breakfast included in the rate and the only one with air conditioning in all the rooms. In a Spanish colonial house style, just as all the old walled city, we have everything you need: shared and private rooms, kitchen, common areas with TV & DVD, internet area and free WI-FI all day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Viajero Cartagena Hostel

Address: Calle 7 Infantes 9-45, Cartagena 130018, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: £12 - £60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“Prefer rooms near the entrance since they are far from the bar area, thus quieter...”
leom761, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Away from the courtyard if you are looking for quiet.”
carmencQ7896AF, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bring a surge protector if you have a lot of digital equipment, the rooms only have 1 or 2 plugs. Also their safes are very small and probably can't fit your laptop / ipad. ”
YoavE, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Happy travels!”
jcdperez, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Comfortable, with AC.”
julienaeby, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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